AB5:ABLE ACT- Assistance for Businesses and Local Econimies Act or the ABLE Act of 2020 (Federal)
This bill establishes the Emergency Social Insurance Program to coordinate and deliver direct payments to small businesses and workers affected by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).
HR7120: George Floyd Justice in Policing Act- H.R.7120- George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 (Federal)
This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices. The bill facilitates federal enforcement of constitutional violations (e.g., excessive use of force) by state and local law enforcement.
Student Exchange and Visitor Program Modifications: Restrictions on International Students- SEVP modifies temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking online courses during fall 2020 semester (Federal)
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced modifications Monday to temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking online classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security plans to publish the procedures and responsibilities in the Federal Register as a Temporary Final Rule.